The war is over, the RAF uniform has been handed in and James Herriot goes back where he ought to be - at work in the dales around Darrowby. Much has changed, but the blunt-spoken Yorkshire folk and the host of four-legged patients are still the same. So is their vet, who doesn't yet know that literary success is just around the corner...'After an evening among his tales, anyone with as much as a dog or a budgerigar will feel he should move to Darrowby at once' Yorkshire Post 'Wonderful tales...a joyous book, a celebration of life itself' Publishers Weekly
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The most heart heartwarming storyteller of our time returns with his lovely wife Helen, irrepressible old friends Tristan and Siegfreid, and a wonderful Yorkshire community--human and animal-bursting with love. Joy surprise and hilarious adventure abound in another touching, delightful memoir by the world's most beloved veterinarian.From the Back Cover:
With each book more impressive than the last, James Herriot once again brings us the magical beauty of Yorkshire and his heartwarming experiences as a country veterinarian. These new stories provide a grand finale to the books that began with ALL CREATURES GREAT AND SMALL--tales told with grace and magnanimity, and woven through with love.
It is just after World War II, and James has returned from the R.A.F. to do battle with the diseases and injuries that befall the farm animals and pets of Skeldale and the surrounding moors. Four-year-old Jimmy Herriot, Humphrey Cobb and his little beagle Myrtle, Bella the milk cow who is in desperate trouble, Norman the book-loving veterinary assistant, and Jack Scott, the soft-hearted farmer, all join old favorites Siegfried and Helen among the green hills of Yorkshire, as James takes an unforgettable voyage to Russia on a freighter with 383 pedigree sheep. Touching our hearts with laughter and wisdom...lifting our spirits with the compassion and goodness, James Herriot never fails to delight.
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Book Description Pan Macmillan, 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0330443550
Book Description Pan Macmillan, 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0330443550
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Book Description Pan Macmillan, 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110330443550